LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sports books in Nevada hung on to win just over $724,000 from Super Bowl bets despite heavy gambling on the Green Bay Packers and lots of scoring, Nevada gambling regulators said Tuesday.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Aaron Rodgers celebrated his first Super Bowl scoring pass by simply raising both arms in the familiar signal for "Touchdown!" before briefly embracing an offensive lineman.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Forget Lombardi on Broadway. Green Bay has the newest Super Bowl hit: Aaron Rodgers.
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BY PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer ARLINGTON, Texas - The Steelers had all the momentum. The Terrible Towels were out in full force around Cowboys Stadium. Rashard Mendenhall took the handoff with every intention of moving Pittsburgh a little closer to completing an improbable comeback. Then, a big hit, the ball popped out of Mendenhall's hands, and Desmond Bishop took off with it for the Green Bay Packers. It would ...
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SUPER BOWL XLV Sunday Cowboys Stadium Arlington, Texas Green Bay Packers 31, Pittsburgh Steelers 25 Pittsburgh 0 10 7 8 - 25 Green Bay 14 7 0 10 - 31 First Quarter GB-Nelson 29 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 3:44. GB-Collins 37 interception return (Crosby kick), 3:20. Second Quarter Pit-FG Suisham 33, 11:08. GB-Jennings 21 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 2:24. Pit-Ward 8 ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Imagine this scenario: Sunday's Super Bowl goes to overtime, and the team that wins the coin toss gets the ball, drives down the field and makes a field goal.
No. 3 Texas 76, Texas Tech 60 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Jordan Hamilton and Gary Johnson each scored 16 points and No. 3 Texas remained unbeaten in the Big 12. The Red Raiders kept this one closer than Texas' 31-point romp the last time the teams met on Jan. 11, cutting the Longhorns' lead to seven in the second half. But J'Covan Brown made two 3-pointers in a 90-second span to help end the rally ...
AMES, Iowa (AP) - Down one with the ball and shot clock turned off, Kansas State coach Frank Martin called a play his team hadn't run all year.
DALLAS (AP) - As the 2005 draft crept uncomfortably along into hour 2, then hour 3, then hour 4 and beyond, Aaron Rodgers looked at the board, saw the words "Green Bay" up there and knew there was an outside chance his long day would end there.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Brady Morningstar's shooting touch is back, and the timing couldn't be better for second-ranked Kansas.
BY BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer ARLINGTON, Texas - NFL commissioners can't root, so Roger Goodell will just sit back and smile as he watches this Super Bowl. A season that saw pro football claim boffo TV ratings and reach new heights of popularity - even as it dealt with a stream of off-field woes - will end with two classic, hard-nosed teams clashing in its championship game. "When you look at this matchup," ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dropping back to pass, eyes aimed downfield, Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger seems to have radar scanning the area around him.
No. 9 Notre Dame 83, DePaul 58 ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Ben Hansbrough scored 24 points and No. 9 Notre Dame used runs at the end of the first half and beginning of the second to run the Irish's winning streak to four games. Notre Dame (18-4, 7-3) was coming off a nine-day layoff following its upset win at Pittsburgh on Jan. 24. It didn't take long for the rust - if there was much ...
NEW YORK - Francisco Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pittsburgh and help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-2.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andy Pettitte finally stopped beating himself up long enough to look at video of his past couple of outings, subpar efforts by any stretch and certainly his own lofty standards.
WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg fell apart after one of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman's two errors and wound up dropping his fifth consecutive decision as the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Saturday.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods was surrounded by four rows of fans who stood shoulder-to-shoulder, curious to see how he was going to escape from the trees on the second hole at The Players Championship. Cheers erupted when he pulled out a 5-wood, a risky shot off the pine straw through a 15-foot gap of pines.
BOSTON - Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking homer off Boston closer Junichi Tazawa leading off the ninth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.
BALTIMORE - Jeremy Guthrie's incentive to win had nothing to do with beating his former team.
SAN ANTONIO - Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night to even their series at one game apiece and snap a 30-game skid in the Alamo City.
BALTIMORE - One bad throw led to another, and then another. And another.
MIAMI - It was the biggest postseason win in Miami Heat history, and the biggest postseason loss in Chicago Bulls history.
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles usually like to slug their way to victory.
NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony hung from the rim, the helpless defender who tried to stop his dunk lying on the court below after falling down.